2024 Kokako Māori Land Trust Scholarship

Available to Māori students who are registered beneficiaries of the Kokako Māori Land Trust. 

Applications must be received by Tuesday, 30 Paenga-whāwhā (April) 2024 by 4:00pm.

Please note this closing date is earlier than other MET Undergraduate Scholarships.

EligibilityApplicants must:

  1. be of New Zealand Māori descent;
  2. be enrolled at a tertiary institute in 2024;
  3. be attending study for the full year;
  4. meet the criteria for the scholarships applied for;
  5. submit the application and supporting documentation on time.

Supporting Information You need to provide:

  1. Whakapapa verification: This will need to be completed and verified by the Kokako Māori Land Trust administrator.
  2. Evidence of your shareholder status (beneficiary or registered owner/descendent of either).
  3. Enrolment Confirmation.
  4. You must provide a copy of Personal Photo ID which includes your date of birth (e.g. driver’s license or passport).
  5. You must provide your Inland Revenue Tax Number
  6. NSN Number. This is your unique ID with the Ministry of Education that you can get from your tertiary institute or NZQA.
  7. Certified Academic Transcript from last year of study.
  8. Encoded bank deposit slip or bank verification of your bank account number.
  9. Curriculum Vitae.

Important Application Portal Information:

  1. Information will be saved automatically as you move from one page of the application to the next.
  2. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Make sure you click submit!
  3. If you meet scholarship criteria, you can apply for as many scholarships as you wish, however you can only be awarded one.
  4. You must advise the Māori Education Trust of any changes to your application (e.g. change of address or withdrawal from study). All changes must be advised in writing (email or post).
  5. All applicants (successful and unsuccessful) will be notified by October 2024 at the latest.
  6. If you cannot complete the application online, either contact the office for support (details below), or submit a hard-copy application to which all supporting documentation must be attached.
  7. Don’t forget, if you have any questions, you can contact us by email: info@maorieducation.org.nz.